Our Team

Meet the staff of Bay Vision Care

Dr. Megan Sears

Dr. Megan Sears was born and raised in the North Bay area. She completed an Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Waterloo, where she went on to receive her Optometry Degree in 2010. After graduating, Dr. Sears spent 4 years in Southwestern Ontario before happily returning to the north to take over Dr. Myles Knight’s practice. Dr. Sears enjoys seeing patients of all ages. In her free time Dr. Sears enjoys spending as much time as possible outside with her husband and 2 daughters.

Dr. Angela Giddens

Dr. Angela Giddens was born and raised in the North Bay area. She completed her Honours Bachelor of Science and Optometry Degree at the University of Waterloo in 2003. After graduating she practiced in North Bay and Alberta before settling back in North Bay in 2008. Dr. Giddens enjoys seeing patients of all ages. In her free time Dr. Giddens enjoys participating in triathlons, skiing and camping with her two kids.

Dr. Susan Wright Burke

Dr. Wright Burke was raised in the North Bay area. She graduated from The University of Waterloo in 1978 and moved home to start her practice. Dr. Burke enjoys seeing patients of all ages and has been happy to follow growing families over her years in practice. When she’s not in the office, Dr. Wright Burke enjoys spending time at the lake with her family.

Front Desk Staff

Jennifer and Niamh are the friendly voices you will most often hear on the phone. At Bay Vision Care we love Jennifer’s attention to detail and how she takes the time to get to know our patients. We love Niamh’s caring and friendly nature, she always has a smile on her face.

Optical Staff


Heather first started with Dr. Knight in 2005, and with over 20 years of experience we are lucky to have Heather as a valued member of our team. Heather has spent 15 years getting to know our patients, ask Heather what frame you purchased last time you were in and she could probably tell you!


Franca started with Dr. Wright Burke 10 years ago, but already has 25 years of experience in this field. Franca has previously completed her Certified Optometric Assistant’s course, which contributed to her extensive knowledge of frames and lenses. Franca’s warm and caring nature will put you at ease as she helps you choose your next pair of glasses.


We are happy to welcome Karen-Anne to our team. She comes to us with 18 years of experience as a licensed Optician. Karen-Anne has been a wonderful addition to our team with her always positive attitude, and her keen ability to find you that perfect pair of glasses.


We have been lucky to have Alyssa with us as she completes her Opticianry diploma at Georgian College. Alyssa is an eager student who is always happy to help and ready to learn.

Pre-Test Staff

Jill and Ashley will do your pre-testing when you arrive in the office and additional testing as needed.

Jill comes to us with 11 years of experience working in a busy Ophthalmology clinic. Jill’s attention to detail and keen interest in our equipment make her an asset in our office.

Ashley has a lot of experience working in a busy office, which makes her a great fit here. She will put you at ease for all testing with her bubbly personality.